An Apple Pie for Dinner

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Marshall Cavendish Children, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Granny Smith wants to bake an apple pie, but she doesn t have any apples. So off she goes with a basketful of plums in hopes that she can make a trade. Granny swaps plums for feathers, feathers for flowers, flowers for a gold coin, a gold coin for a puppy, and a puppy for what she hoped to find in the first place apples! Then she bakes a delicious apple pie for everyone she has met along the way. Based on an English folktale, each spread is meticulously illustrated in bas-relief made from baked clay, hand-sewn clothing, and mixed media. Author and Illustrator notes and an apple pie recipe are also included."

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Nice story and the illustrations are a marvel. - Goodreads
The illustrations are great. - Goodreads
The claymation illustrations, however, creep me out. - Goodreads

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User Review  - jessica_5906 - LibraryThing

Granny Smith needed apples for some apple pie so she went and searched for some apples. After getting apples she invited everyone to come back with her. Age: 3-5 Source: Pierce College ECE Read full review

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User Review  - Brittany - Goodreads

This is such a cute book and a nice lesson in sharing and generosity. We found it randomly at the library and our kids loved it so much and were so sad that we had to give it back that we bought a ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

Susan VanHecke is a journalist, coauthor of Roadwork: Rock & Roll Turned Inside Out and Three Steps to Heaven: The Eddie Cochran Story, and author of Race with the Devil: Gene Vincent's Life in the Fast Lane, which was adapted into an award-winning screenplay.

Carol Baicker-McKee, Phd, holds degrees from Yale University and the University of Virginia. She writes a monthly column for Nick Jr. magazine and has volunteered and taught in childcare centers and worked as a child and family therapist.

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